Alumni

Once a student leaves the College he becomes part of an extensive Old Boy network.

Welcome to the Newington College ONU Alumni Community

'To strengthen the bonds between Old Newingtonians and the School’.

This prestigious community consists of many extraordinary and accomplished ONU Alumni worldwide.

Each Newington College student is forever connected by their shared college journey, experiences and purpose of ‘Discovering What’s Possible’ during their formative Newington College years.

  • Being part of the Newington College Alumni community presents you with the opportunity to access the vast network of your fellow alumni from around the world
  • Build your career connections
  • Share your skills
  • Find friends old and new
  • Join special events
  • Remain connected to Newington College.

Newington’s Alumni outreach and engagement initiatives are driven primarily through the Newington Office of Community and Development on behalf of the Old Newingtonian’s Union (ONU) and the Newington College 70 Club.

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2017 ONU Dinner

Date: Friday, 28 July 2017
Venue: Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf
Time: 6:30 PM (Pre-Drinks) for a 7:00 PM start
Cost: 150 (Discounted cost for ONU post 2012 and pre ON 1965 – $125)
Dress Code: Lounge suit / Business
RSVP: 21 July 2017
Book and Pay: Online Payments (please select Alumni and ONU)
Contact: alumni@newington.nsw.edu.au or 02 9568 9544

Fundraising on the night will be to support the rehabilitation of our own Water Polo champion Nick Dempsey (ON 2014), who tragically broke his neck earlier this year on his 21st birthday, see www.nicksjourney.org

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Old Newingtonian's Union (ONU)

Founded in 1895, the purpose of the Old Newingtonians’ Union is to strengthen the bonds amongst past students and between past students and the College. This is achieved through:

  • Extensive program of reunions and activities
  • Sporting events
  • Communications
  • Online Alumni Community

Upon graduation, Newington students are welcomed as ONU Life Members into the prestigious and extensive network of Old Newingtonians, also referred to as ‘Old Boys’.

The ONU believes in fostering and supporting Old Boys through:

  • ONU Mentor Program
  • Careers Expo
  • College ONU Mental Health Fund
  • Reunions at the College.

For more details on your ONU Executive and Council please click here.

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Newington College 70 Club

Has the purpose of keeping past Old Boys who have turned 70 in touch with each other and with the College by organising an annual luncheon and other social functions.  Membership is automatic to all past students of the College who are over 70 years of age or who will attain that age during the calendar year.

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Reunions

The 70s Club

Register here for Events and Networking Opportunities

To encourage and enable alumni to connect with one another, we facilitate regular events and reunions:

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ONU Online Community

The ONU Online Community is just for Newington Alumni.

Membership is automatic for past students, free and will enable you to:

  • Search for and contact members registered with the online community
  • Join the mentoring program
  • View the Alumni calendar of events
  • Inform others of your activities via the biography facility
  • Update your personal and professional details
  • Access the Alumni eNews

This is your link to the ONU Online Community 

You can also keep connected by following our ONU Facebook page

Alumni Awards

  • Newington Citation
  • Newington Medal
  • ONU Centennial Trust

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Outstanding Young Alumni - Thomas Patterson

Currently in his first year as a junior doctor at Liverpool Hospital in western Sydney, Thomas hopes to progress into at MD or PhD program in trauma surgery.

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Outstanding Young Alumni - John Keene

John Keene was the youngest ever participant of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellowship program in 2014 and followed this extraordinary achievement by being awarded the Fellowship again the following year.

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Outstanding Young Alumni - James Henderson

James Henderson says his fascination with cell biology and cancer, in particular, to his Year 12 Biology teacher, Mr Graham Potter. He is currently half way through a PhD at the Centenary Institute (RPA Hospital).

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Baptisms for Sons and Grandsons of Old Boys

Baptisms for Sons and Grandsons of Old Boys 

Sons and grandsons of Old Newingtonians

The Admissions Department welcomes your enquiries and is happy to assist you through the enrolment process.

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Update your Details

Please complete the following form to notify Newington of any changes in your personal information.

  • Employment Details

  • Attendance Details

  • Your cohort year is the calendar year that your class would have graduated (completed Year 12 or the Leaving Certificate from Newington)
  • Sibling/Children Details

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Donations to Archives

Newington Alumni are encouraged to donate to our Archives, memorabilia from their school days or items of clothing such as their blazer, boater, badges, etc. Please contact Mr David Roberts, the College Archivist on email.

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Share your Story

The stories and achievements of our Old Boys are a constant source of inspiration for our current students and to our Newington community. Help us keep abreast of your achievements by sharing your stories with us. To share your news , email us.